WMID-9A30FA: Roman coin: As of uncertain Emperor

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COIN

Unique ID: WMID-9A30FA

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A very worn copper-alloy Roman dupondius of Hadrian (AD 117-138), dating to the period AD 117-138 (Reece period 6). Reverse type depicting uncertain standing figure, S-C in the field. Probably mint of Rome.

Diameter: 27.3 mm
Thickness: 3.1 mm
Weight: 11.5 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 117
Date to: Circa AD 138

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.1 mm
Weight: 11.5 g
Diameter: 27.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 5th November 2016 - Saturday 5th November 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Dupondius
Denomination qualifier: Certain
Ruler/issuer: Hadrian
Primary ruler qualifier: Certain
Reece period: Period 6 [117-138]
Mint or issue place: Rome
Mint qualifier: Probably
Obverse description: Radiate head right
Obverse inscription: Illegible

Reverse description: Uncertain standing female figure, S-C in the field
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Reverse mint mark: []//[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Theddlethorpe All Saints (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF4687
Four figure Latitude: 53.35971859
Four figure longitude: 0.19242273
1:25K map: TF4687
1:10K map: TF48NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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